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grommit's (Brian)
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Hi all,
As I said in my intro, my tank is in day 7 of the fishless cycle.
Tank name unknown, 106Litres.
JBL CrystalPovie702 external filter.
NICREW Super Bright LED lamp.
Plants:
Micranthemum 'Monte-Carlo'
Spiky moss
Alternanthera reineckii 'Rosanervig'
Cardamine lyrate
Limnophila sessiliflora
Anubias mini mini
Marsilea Hirsuta
Echinodorus bleheri
Lysimachia nummularia aurea
Rotala rotundifolia
[Image: XP27mDR.jpg]Thanks for viewing.
Ammonia 3PPM
NITRITES 0.25PPM (just started getting a measure.
Bri
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Hi Brian and welcome

Your tank is looking lovely already.

Do you have any plans for stocking yet?

Enjoy the forum.
500L Sooperhooge Goldfish tank containing 10 gorgeous goldies Smile
12L The Startank Aquaprise rofl Batman Snails X2, 1 Horned Nerite, 1 Tracked Nerite
200L The Barbarium….currently cycling!
20L Nano Marine.....just about ready for stock!
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Morning,
And thank you for the warm welcome.
Stocking list....lol.
Too many I would choose as I love Harlequins, neon's & Cory's.
Had a great success with Leopard Danio's & BETA years ago.
So for me introduce the top three on a weekly basis, slowly mind lol.
8 Neons, 5 Harlequins & 3 Cory's.
And see if the tank, plants and the fish are ok before I venture in more.
Ohhhh I like your tanks! Batman snails....me likes!! HAHA!
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As usual anything can change in my list.
Bri
Aphasia (pronounced uh-fey-zhuh) is a condition caused by injury to the brain and affects a person’s ability to communicate. People with aphasia may have difficulty expressing themselves when speaking, difficulty understanding the speech of others, and difficulty reading and writing.

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Oh my! I need that in my life Big Grin
500L Sooperhooge Goldfish tank containing 10 gorgeous goldies Smile
12L The Startank Aquaprise rofl Batman Snails X2, 1 Horned Nerite, 1 Tracked Nerite
200L The Barbarium….currently cycling!
20L Nano Marine.....just about ready for stock!
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Huston I have brain problem!!
GL know how my tiny brains works, sometimes ok...other times info overload.
I think I've analysed my water test this morning too much and my brain is like mush!
Ok, started getting Nitrites measurements.
Day 7.
Ammonia 3-4PPM
Nitrites 0.25PPM.
now blank in my mind :-(
Any help be appreciated.
Apart from the low temp, (new heater ordered) all good in the tank.
Brian
Aphasia (pronounced uh-fey-zhuh) is a condition caused by injury to the brain and affects a person’s ability to communicate. People with aphasia may have difficulty expressing themselves when speaking, difficulty understanding the speech of others, and difficulty reading and writing.

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Looks like the cycle is progressing nicely. Wait for the ammonia to drop to zero or very close to it then redose to 2ppm Keep doing that each time it gets to zero. Nitrite will continue to rise then suddenly it will drop. After you have zero ammonia and nitrite after 24 hours for 3-4 days in a row you’re cycled Smile all you’ll have to do then is a massive water change (as much as you can) then you can add fishies Smile
500L Sooperhooge Goldfish tank containing 10 gorgeous goldies Smile
12L The Startank Aquaprise rofl Batman Snails X2, 1 Horned Nerite, 1 Tracked Nerite
200L The Barbarium….currently cycling!
20L Nano Marine.....just about ready for stock!
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How ace is that Batman Snail 🥰
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The Kremlin - 58l - planted WIP
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(07-05-2019, 10:38 AM)Cheltgirl Wrote: Oh my! I need that in my life Big Grin

hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmbe mint avatar.. :-)
Aphasia (pronounced uh-fey-zhuh) is a condition caused by injury to the brain and affects a person’s ability to communicate. People with aphasia may have difficulty expressing themselves when speaking, difficulty understanding the speech of others, and difficulty reading and writing.

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(07-05-2019, 11:43 AM)Cheltgirl Wrote: Looks like the cycle is progressing nicely. Wait for the ammonia to drop to zero or very close to it then redose to 2ppm Keep doing that each time it gets to zero. Nitrite will continue to rise then suddenly it will drop. After you have zero ammonia and nitrite after 24 hours for 3-4 days in a row you’re cycled Smile all you’ll have to do then is a massive water change (as much as you can) then you can add fishies Smile

As soon as I read it, it came back to me lol.
Just too much trying to use my brain..lol.
Thanks so much.
On track now
Cheers loads
Bri
Aphasia (pronounced uh-fey-zhuh) is a condition caused by injury to the brain and affects a person’s ability to communicate. People with aphasia may have difficulty expressing themselves when speaking, difficulty understanding the speech of others, and difficulty reading and writing.

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I have an idea how it works, sort of, maybe roflWink
I did reply “elsewhere”, although i think Cheltgirl’s post a bit more informative than mine Big Grin
 😇 Heaven doesn’t want me...
And Hell is afraid I’ll take over! 😈
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